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June 26, 2009
The following is from the June 16 Laguna City Council meeting. Sound idea approved, 5-0 A staff recommendation to adopt permanent regulations related to the use of sound equipment and loudspeakers in the city, on an urgency basis, was approved by the council. The regulations are similar to interim regulations first put in place in December on an urgency basis while permanent measures were studied. The interim urgency ordinance was extended on March 3 for 120 days.
NEWS
July 19, 2002
What happened: Placement of sewer service and residential refuse fees as special assessments of the county tax roll. What it means: The city will place fees on the county tax roll for residents to pay as part of their property taxes. What happened: The Parking, Traffic and Circulation Committee proposed to reinstall a centerline stripe and eliminate a "slow" legend on Eleanor Lane and relocate a bus stop on South Coast Highway near Sunset Terrace.
NEWS
By Barbara Diamond | September 4, 2013
Thousands of bridges across the country are in danger of collapsing, according to a report in Wednesday's Los Angeles Times. Add one more. The bridge to the privately owned Milligan Drive urgently needs to be repaired, or better yet replaced, before it falls into the Laguna Canyon Channel, according to Public Works Director Steve May. Limited by law on the funding of private improvement projects, the council voted to loan the neighborhood $30,000...
NEWS
By Barbara Diamond | October 20, 2011
City employees will now be able to defer until their retirement income taxes on salary deductions for contributions to their pension funds. Under the terms of a resolution approved Tuesday by the City Council, employees would pay their contribution to the city, essentially reimbursing the city's outlay to the California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS), City Manager John Pietig said. The Internal Revenue Code considers pension deductions from salaries to be employer contributions, but only for tax-reporting purposes.
NEWS
By Barbara Diamond, coastlinepilot@latimes.com | January 20, 2011
City planners were given more time on Tuesday to study artist live-work project criteria. The City Council approved a request from the Planning Commission for a moratorium on artist live-work projects. The moratorium, approved as an interim urgency ordinance, was requested to allow commissioners more time to address their concerns that some proposed projects do not meet the stated intent of the city's general plan and zoning ordinance, but the council exempted six projects already in progress.
NEWS
By Barbara Diamond | June 26, 2009
Folks will soon have to get a special permit to include alcoholic beverages in their picnic baskets at certain city parks, effective July 6. The City Council voted at the June 16 meeting to require a permit for people who want to have a beer or a glass of wine with their al fresco meal at Heisler, Main Beach or Crescent Bay Point parks. Permits will be limited to three per fiscal year, at a cost of $10 each. City-sponsored performing arts or cultural events will be exempt from the requirement.
NEWS
July 26, 2002
Barbara Diamond The City Council made it clear Saturday at a joint meeting with the Planning Commission that they should all be on the same page when it comes to policies and priorities. "We thought the Planning Commission established the special projects' priority list: they said they thought the staff did -- who's in charge here?" said Mayor Wayne Baglin. Baglin has no doubts. The council is. "We moved up about six projects, including the view preservation ordinance," Baglin said.
NEWS
By JAMES PRIBRAM | January 20, 2006
You could feel a sense of urgency right away in the City Council meeting as men, women and children crowded the room. A little more positive energy began to flow each time another walked in. Sure, there was the same old budget stuff and an important update regarding repair costs in the Bluebird slide area. However, I can safely say that just about everyone came in support of agenda item No. 15. Members of the anti-toll road coalition (many of whom were wearing green badges that read "toll road" crossed out with the infamous diagonal line)
NEWS
February 18, 2005
News from the Feb. 8 Laguna Beach Unified School District Board of Education meeting: The board is wrapping up final details on a $46-million capital improvement program to repair and improve the district's campuses. The board accepted a final settlement of $793,750 with PJHM Architects that will enable the district to repair a cracked retaining wall at El Morro Elementary School. The block retaining wall was built at the school's entrance as part of the capital improvement program.
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NEWS
By Barbara Diamond | September 4, 2013
Thousands of bridges across the country are in danger of collapsing, according to a report in Wednesday's Los Angeles Times. Add one more. The bridge to the privately owned Milligan Drive urgently needs to be repaired, or better yet replaced, before it falls into the Laguna Canyon Channel, according to Public Works Director Steve May. Limited by law on the funding of private improvement projects, the council voted to loan the neighborhood $30,000...
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LOCAL
June 26, 2009
The following is from the June 16 Laguna City Council meeting. Sound idea approved, 5-0 A staff recommendation to adopt permanent regulations related to the use of sound equipment and loudspeakers in the city, on an urgency basis, was approved by the council. The regulations are similar to interim regulations first put in place in December on an urgency basis while permanent measures were studied. The interim urgency ordinance was extended on March 3 for 120 days.
NEWS
July 19, 2002
What happened: Placement of sewer service and residential refuse fees as special assessments of the county tax roll. What it means: The city will place fees on the county tax roll for residents to pay as part of their property taxes. What happened: The Parking, Traffic and Circulation Committee proposed to reinstall a centerline stripe and eliminate a "slow" legend on Eleanor Lane and relocate a bus stop on South Coast Highway near Sunset Terrace.
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